The Next Recital

Monday, 26 November 2018

  • The Main Hall at St Peter’s Church, Cnr Gisborne and Albert Streets, East Melbourne.
    The green doors opposite St Patricks Cathedral.

  • 11.45 am for Refreshments with the Recital 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

  • Cost $10 - tea/coffee and cake provided - BYO sandwiches

  • Please notify the Austral Salon of your intention to attend.

  • For further information see About page


Emily Holland is a classically trained Soprano, currently based in Melbourne. She performs lyrical and coloratura repertoire from Baroque, Classical and Romantic periods, through to 20th Century and modern classical compositions. Her favourite composers include Handel, Mozart, Wolf, Puccini, Debussy and Menotti.

Receiving singing and acting tuition since the age of twelve, Emily completed a Bachelor of Music from the University of Queensland, majoring in Performance. She graduated with Honours and was awarded the Margaret Nickson prize for voice and accompaniment during her studies.

Emily has performed recitals in Europe and worked with actors, singers and directors at Pinewood Studios and Mernier Chocolate Factory in London.

Emily has appeared in numerous operas, operettas and musical theatre. Some of her featured roles include: First Witch in Dido and Aeneas, Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance, Josephine in H.M.S. Pinafore and Johanna in Sweeny Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.

Linda O’Brien is a Music/Arts graduate of the University of Melbourne and spent 6 years studying and working in France.

She has played for the Australian Pops Orchestra, Australian Girl’s Choir, Marina Prior and Sally Anne Russell. Linda has toured South Africa, Canada, and the UK with the Melbourne Welsh Male Choir and accompanied the choir at the Sydney Opera House and Hamer Hall. Linda is the official accompanist for Waverley, Ringwood and Mordialloc Eisteddfods.

Linda is an accomplished Jazz pianist and has released two solo CD’s, ‘Kitten on the Keys’ and ‘Dizzy Fingers’.

Emily and Linda’s Program will consist of arias by Purcell, Handel and Mozart along with some delightful French melodies.

Everyone is welcome to join us for this Christmas Lunchtime Recital at St Peter's.

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